The Lebanese Shiite militia party Hezbollah confirmed this Monday the death of three of its members in an attack carried out by the Israeli Army against southern Lebanon as clashes intensify in the area within the framework of the offensive launched. march for Israel against the Gaza Strip.
The group has indicated in a series of statements that the deceased have been identified as Salman Fakih, from the town of Aitaroun, Abbas el Jarsa, from Tayré, and Abbas Nasser, from Yaroun. However, he has not given details about his death.
Since the clashes between the parties began, Hezbollah has reported the death of 182 of its members, 166 of them in Lebanon and 16 in Syria, according to information collected by the Lebanese newspaper ‘L’Orient-Le Jour’.
Israeli forces carried out a series of attacks on the group’s positions in Lebanon on Sunday night in response to attacks carried out from the area against Israeli soil. This morning, the Lebanese group launched eight projectiles against northern Israel, although at the moment no victims or injuries have been reported.
Hezbollah, backed by Iran, has carried out dozens of drone and projectile attacks against northern Israel in the wake of the October 7 attacks by Hamas, which left nearly 1,200 dead and about 240 kidnapped and sparked an Israeli offensive against Gaza. which has so far left more than 27,300 dead, a situation that has raised fears of an expansion of the conflict to neighboring Lebanon and even the entire region.